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ring-tailed

characterized by a tail that is banded with black rings.

ring-tailed cat
an arboreal, nocturnal, squirrel-like animal, Bassariscus astutus, in the family Procyonidae. Has a banded black and white tail. Called also cacomistle.
ring-tailed lemur
see lemur.
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The ring-tailed lemur, like all other lemurs, is found only in the wild on the island of Madagascar.
The ring-tailed lemurs are also moving to a new home, but this time to a dedicated island habitat on the main lake.
ALL EYES ON THE MATCH: Ring-tailed lemurs watch the telly at Dudley Zoo where the latest baby lemur has been named after England manager Sven Goran Eriksson (below)
Ring-tailed lemur King Julien the 13th (Sacha Baron Cohen; Alex the lion (voiced by Stiller), Melman the hypochondriac giraffe (Schwimmer) and Gloria the hippopotamus (Pinkett Smith
The best place to see the ship set sail is from the upper decks and, cocktail in hand, we waved goodbye to Florida while the crew danced and sang around the main swimming pool - along with a lion, some penguins and a ring-tailed lemur called King Julian III.
They befriend ring-tailed lemur King Julien the 13th (Sacha Baron Cohen)and his second-in-command Maurice (Cedric The Entertainer).
Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo were delighted when the ring-tailed lemur, who had one stillborn baby and lost the second soon after, adopted another baby lemur a day later, after it was rejected by its own immature mum.
Ring-tailed lemur Linta with her new baby holding on to her at Birmingham Nature Centre
THERE'S a wicked new cartoon series on Fox Kids that follows the ape-like antics of Lionel - a cross between a ring-tailed lemur and a pot-bellied marsupial.
Also being hand-reared is six-week-old Bobo, a ring-tailed lemur, after his mum rejected him shortly after being born.
The ring-tailed lemur is the most common lemur in zoos worldwide as they thrive in captivity, producing and rearing offspring.
Terry chattered about Johnny's "special relationship" with Dotty the ring-tailed lemur.